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niger gra, grum, adj. with (poet.) comp. nigrior and sup. nigerrimus

1 NEC-, black, sable, dark, dusky : quae alba sint, quae nigra, dicere: hederae, V.: Silvae, gloomy , H.: lucus, O.: caelum pice nigrius, O.: nigerrimus Auster, gloomy , V.: nigros efferre maritos, i. e. kill by poison , Iu.—With acc: (avis) nigra pedes, O.—Prov.: Candida de nigris facere, O.: nigrum in candida vertere, make black white , Iu.—Fig., gloomy, unlucky, ill-omened : hun<*>ine solem Tam nigrum surrexe mihi? H.: ignes, i. e. funeral , H.: hora, of death , Tb.— Black, bad, wicked : nec minus niger, quam Phormio, a blackleg : delectatus sale nigro, malicious , H.

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